The “Ten Percent” Rule For Runners: Fact or Fiction? + MORE

The “Ten Percent” Rule For Runners: Fact or Fiction? + MORE

How to Treat a Woman + MORE

  A few years back, during a press conference preceding a playoff game, a reporter asked me what I had done Friday afternoon to prepare—presumably for the game. But Friday afternoons during the season have always been personal time for us as a staff. I learned from Chuck Noll that you don’t.... More »

NEW: Photo Certificates for Softball

These new Softball Photo Award Certificates enable you to easily create keepsake awards complete with a favorite photograph and personal words of praise. Choose from 20 different designs including individual player options and team options. “Our original Softball Award Certificates is one of o.... More »
flag football tournament 1498108443 714630216 The “Ten Percent” Rule For Runners: Fact or Fiction? + MORE

Do Your Athletes Have Pregame Jitters or Performance Anxiety? + MORE

Helping Sports Kids Overcome Pregame Anxiety Just before a game, your kids may say they’re feeling jittery and will look distracted, over-excited and tense. They may have sweaty palms and a pounding heart. In many cases, such feelings are pregame jitters or “butterflies” that actually.... More »
youth flag football tournaments 1432251148 618907164 The “Ten Percent” Rule For Runners: Fact or Fiction? + MORE

Choose Your Words Carefully When Motivating Your Young Athletes

Your kids want you to be proud of them. This need for a parent’s approval can be a powerful or destructive force when it comes to youth sports. When we communicate goals for our budding superstars, the wording we choose can make all the difference.   New research out of Ithaca College shows t.... More »

I Love WATCHING You Play! + MORE

By James Leath “STOP LOOKING AT YOUR PHONE!” yells Tasha, a point guard on the 6th grade YMCA basketball team I was coaching. Immediately, I smile and start to explain to her that I forgot my watch and I needed to make sure we were on schedule. Tasha rolled her eyes, clearly unimpressed .... More »
 
Most dads are task masters at handing out “Life Lessons” advice to their kids. “Gather round. Let me share my wisdom. Back in my day. This is how the world works. Be like Dad.” It’s all good. But sometimes, quite often in fact, we could learn a boatload of life lessons from our children…

Continue Reading On allprodad.com »

Have you noticed that there’s a new player in the sports media field? It’s TMZ, which broke the Ray Rice elevator video this week. TMZ also had scoops with the Donald Sterling audio this spring and the news last year that Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was being investigated by police for an alleged sexual assault…

Continue Reading On bleacherreport.com »

11 Youth Basketball Coaching Tips

– feeds2.feedburner.com

 1410373459 1844901538 The “Ten Percent” Rule For Runners: Fact or Fiction? + MOREAt any practice for a youth basketball team, you’ll likely see coaches working on many of the sames things:  team defense, shooting form, offensive plays, the triple threat position and more. Many basketball fundamentals are covered in some fashion by nearly all coaches. How coaches teach those fundamentals, and reinforce them, go a long way to establishing player development and team effectiveness…

Continue Reading On feeds2.feedburner.com »

youth football tournaments 1410373457 1677920989 The “Ten Percent” Rule For Runners: Fact or Fiction? + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Common advice for runners returning from injury or other layoff is to increase weekly mileage by 10%
While I find that to be a generally good starting point, some runners are able to increase mileage faster and others must go even more slowly
From the orthopedic sports medicine standpoint, I often tailor return to running programs based upon the athlete’s unique injury situation

I often see young athletes with lower extremity stress fractures from running…

Continue Reading On blog.sidelinesportsdoc.com »